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1955 Ford Thunderbird 4.8L Temp Guage VIN: P5FH156910
Nice old car, we can get the temp guage to read on the cold dot with 4 ohlms and on the hot dot with 20 ohlms. Is that correct? Car is still 6 Volt. Where would we get a new sending unit?
2002 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Fuel Gage VIN: 1FAFP53232
This vehicle the fuel gage reads 3/4 full when topped off. When I unplug Flex fuel module gage reads over full and sets a P0460 code. I have replaced flex Module YF1Z-14A069-AA and Fuel pump module 3F1Z-9H307-BB. Do I have the right parts or have they been sup...
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L u-joints VIN: 1426895409
I have to change u-joints on this truck that are stacked in and calls for a 4635 cutter tool and a SO64T64 Half Moon tool by what alldata says.Can I get by with a deburring tool to cut the stacks out? Also it shows not using the C-frame tool along but with a a...
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Unknown VIN: 1FDWE35L04
i know this is a stretch but maybe someone has worked on one of these. this E350 has a bus body on it and ac is not real great. it appears factory unit and add on carrier unit are run by the same compressor. we can't read the info on "carrier" tag for correct ...
2005 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L front pump VIN: 1FMPU155X5
the trans is leaking fluid it seems to be out of the front seal or bell housing area. i am the second tech to look at this leak. i put dye in the fluid and drove ,thinking about dropping the tranny to inspect . is this a common thing on these trannys or do i h...
2006 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L Hesitation VIN: 3FAFP07Z6R
Hey guys . I have this fusion with the Trans Throttle wrech light on.Customer said it just popped on while driving.There are no throttle or trans codes.IT feels like it is starting off in second or third gear.I researched the archives and there were alot of th... Trouble codes: P0128 (coolant thermostat), P2258 (Secondary air control circuit high), 0000 (trans and throttle lamp on)
2008 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Engine VIN: 1FTRW14W08
HI , I have a F150 here that has thrown codes p0012, p0301,p0300,p0302 basically bank one complete misfires. It appears that this could be caused by vct solenoid. However it only does it at idle, when speed is raised it runs fine. But when it is doing it it so...
2010 Ford Focus 2.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FAHP3FN2A
Thanks in advance for any assistance on this vehicle. We are working on a 2010 Focus that has dealer installed cruise control. PCM comes configured for cruise, steering wheel replacement enables cruise operation. What we are feeling is a surge/hesitation with ...
1999 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L cylinder head VIN: 1L25FT365G
Hi guys. Im working on this 1999 lincoln towncar 4.6L the question: Mitchel and alldata both say that the engine must come out to perform the head gasket job. is this true? has any one pulled these heads without pulling the motor? and if so would it have been ...

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1989 Ford Thunderbird 3.8L Stall VIN: 1FAPP6040K
well i expected the answers i got from many of you and don't resent it at all. i know i asked for it. customer came in and we conversed about the problem - i did check fuel pressure at idle with him there - 35 koeo,32 idle. he said he rigged a pump onto the mo... Trouble codes: 33 (Egr valve not opening).
1997 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX17LXV
thanks to everyone that replied . turns out that there was another coil intermitantly glitching that didnt show up as a misfire preveously replaced coil and all is good.thanks again. Trouble codes: P0307.
1997 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTCR10A8V
sorry forgot all aboutit, any ways thankx to everyone who help out with this problem[ after rechecking everything from fpress to timing marks[felt like a missfire or low fuel pressure[ we endingup replacing the maf with a new ford part that cure all tha hesita...
1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L cooling fans VIN: 1FAFP53U1X
Firat thanks so much for all the replys.out of the many replys most said sticking relays.We replaced both cooling fan relays and vehicle is fixed. You guys are great thanks again
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L EGR Cooler VIN: 1FTNX20P94
We returned the vehicle to the customer and he took it to another shop. According to the customer they replaced the engine oil cooler and EGR cooler again and they problem was resolved, I guess we just got bad parts from Ford.
2004 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXE45PX4
Thanks to all that replyed , i was checking pids and found that at idle the EBP sensor was at 26psi and that its should be at 15psi. replaced EBP sensor and made sure tube was clean. retest truck runs good. truck has power and no more turbo flutter. problem so... Trouble codes: P0470, P1408.
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FTNW20P44
After much hair pulling and double checking of data, talked with a friend who teaches 6.0 classes and knows many ford engineers. What we came up with is worn injectors that are slow to respond to commands. We tested this theory by sucking all the fuel from the...
2009 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Electronic VIN: 1FTPW14V29
Chalk this one up to bad info from Alldata once again! the mode control and drivers blend door actuators are the same and Alldata shows the drivers blend door actuator as being on the top left side of the case, makes sense but nope, that is the mode control an...
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